Palangka Raya is the capital of the region of Central Kalimantan on the island of Borneo, Indonesia. The city is sited between the Kahayan and the Sabangau rivers. The nearest airport serving the city is Tjilik Riwut. The city had a population of 220,963 inhabitants at the 2010 survey (compared with 158,770 at the previous survey in 2000), with an average population density of 92.2 per km² (Indonesian Population Survey 2010 results). The latest official estimate (as at January 2014) is 236,603. The city was the favourite city to become the new Indonesian headquarters until the 2019 announcement that the new capital will be in North Penajam Paser Regency and Kutai Kartanegara Regency, together in East Kalimantan.
Tjilik Riwut Airport previously Panarung Airport, is a domestic airport in Palangkaraya, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. This airport is selected after Tjilik Riwut, the second Governor of Central Kalimantan. The airport operated about 1 million passengers in 2018. Tjilik Riwut Airport previously Panarung Airport, opened on 1 May 1958 the launch was carried out by the Central Borneo Resident viz. Mr Tjilik Riwut. At that time, it can be used and arrived by a Twin Otter aircraft (from the Indonesian Air Force). There is one flight available from Changi International Airport to Tjilik Riwut Airport daily.
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Palangkaraya is in Central Kalimantan. It is best to go to Kalimantan in June through October for pleasant weather. The peak season in Kalimantan will be in May, August and July. Most of the rates will be most costly at this period. If you want to keep expenditure within your budget, do purchase your plane fares and book your accommodation earlier. The off-peak season is in December, and tourism is slow, which means the prices are less costly. Palangkaraya has a tropical environment, which makes the temperature hot yet humid all over the year. The average temperature throughout the year ranges 21.2 °C to 32.1 °C. It has both wet months and dry months. However, even in the driest month, which in February it still has high precipitation. Safe to say, you need to bring together with you umbrella at all time when you travel here.
Balanga Museum - Balanga Museum situated in Palangkaraya City Center. The museum has a notable collection of local Indonesians artefacts, offering an insight into Kalimantan's indigenous cultures. The main building of the museum has items linked to Ngaju ceremonies, and the museum has an assortment of musical instruments, swords, facemasks, porcelain pots and other ceramics.
Kum Kum Taman Wisata Palangka Raya - Kumkum ecotourism is one of the tourist highlights of Palangkaraya. It's situated near the Kahayan Bridge, the Palangkaraya landmark. As its site is near the centre of Palangkaraya, Kumkum ecotourism is commonly visited year-round. Most people see Kumkum Ecotourism as the mini zoo since numerous animals are living here such as crocodiles, bears and monkeys. There are huts bordered by rubber trees here which you can rent. You can enjoy the water of Kahayan River stream by while either having lunch or checking your smartphone or laptop with the free Wi-Fi service available.
Pasuk Kameluh Park - Taman Pasuk Kameloh one of the locations where the tour and relax for visitors who love scenery wrapped with the beauty of the park and other Knick-knacks. Planned place in Palangka Raya city centre with tropical river and bridge views.